The American Diabetes Association recommends many non-pregnant adults with type 2 diabetes work to achieve an A1C = 7%. Which one of the following glycemic patterns would support this goal?
Answer: C: Fasting glucose less than 130, postprandial glucose less than 180, mean plasma glucose less than 150 -160
The American Diabetes Association recommends the following glycemic targets for most adult, non-pregnant individuals with type 2 diabetes:
- Fasting glucose less than 130
- Postprandial glucose less than 180
- Mean plasma glucose less than 150-160
- A1C = 7%
Goals should be individualized based upon specific patient considerations and may be adjusted to more-or-less stringent goals. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/suppl/2015/12/21/39.Supplement_1.DC2/2016-Standards-of-Care.pdf page S41 Diabetes Care Jan 2016